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A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building - along with 12-foot Great White Sharks.

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Kimble Rendall

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Shayne Armstrong (additional writing by), Duncan Kennedy (additional writing by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Brancatisano ... Rory
Xavier Samuel ... Josh
Chris Betts Chris Betts ... Lockie
Sharni Vinson ... Tina
Simon Edds Simon Edds ... Lifeguard
Miranda Deakin Miranda Deakin ... TV Reporter
Julian McMahon ... Doyle
Dan Wyllie ... Kirby
Alice Parkinson ... Naomi
Phoebe Tonkin ... Jaime
Damien Garvey ... Colins
Lincoln Lewis ... Kyle
Cariba Heine ... Heather
Alex Russell ... Ryan
Adrian Pang ... Jessup
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Storyline

A group of people get trapped in a supermarket after a tsunami hits the coast of Queensland, Australia. But they soon find out that they have more to worry about than being in a flooded grocery store - there are 12 foot sharks swimming around them, and they're hungry. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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The food chain just got flipped. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, some grisly images and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Australia | Singapore | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2012 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bait (Carnada) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD30,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,082,208
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Cariba Heine and Phoebe Tonkin starred together in the Australian TV show H2O: Just Add Water (2006). They played two of the three mermaid friends, Rikki Chadwick and Cleo Sertori. However, in this film, they don't share any screen time till the end of the film and they do not have dialogue together. When Martin Sacks' character walks in the store after locking Phoebe's character in the car, a board has a Melon named as H20 Melon. See more »

Goofs

When the underground garage of the supermarket is flooded, several people remain in their cars and vans for more than an hour without leaks, and the cars don't float. In reality, cars that are submerged up to the roof become totally flooded within 1-3 minutes. Occupants have less than a minute to get out, otherwise they will drown. If the windows are shut, a car will tilt up and sink front first. See more »

Quotes

Heather: Do you see it anywhere?
Kyle: [sarcastically] Yeah, I see it, but I'm keeping it a secret from you because I want you to be surprised!
Heather: Oh, thank you for your thoughtfulness, Kyle. Really, it's always what I wanted in a boyfriend.
[the shark swims past the rear end of the car]
Heather: Oh! I can't handle this much longer. It may seem surprising, but I'm not equipped to deal with this kind of situation.
Heather: [puts her dog in the back seat] Here, Bulli, you need some space.
[...]
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No sharks were harmed in the making of this movie. See more »


Soundtracks

Mack the Knife
Written by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
English lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
Performed by Kimble Rendall & The Slice
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More than just flesh...
14 September 2012 | by BreakawayDailySee all my reviews

Some shark movies are laughable, cheesy, and way too far fetched (Sharktopus). Some shark movies and horror movies in general can just be unbelievably bad. This Australian film was a pleasant surprise. There wasn't scantily clad girls walking around topless (Piranha) or cheap thrills. This had some genuine pillow clenches, it had some unpredictability, great acting, and had a location I had not seen before in a shark movie, Australia. Most importantly it had characters I actually cared about! There is more to this shark flick than just sharp teeth and flesh. Dig your teeth into this film if you are a thriller, horror, shark movie fan.


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